The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 228 204 215
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 10 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 32 20
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,750 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset -3 4 £50,000 +21.21%
Gloucestershire -2 3 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Bristol +23 2 £45,000 -28.00%
Somerset -9 1 £27,000 -47.31%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) MySQL
4 21 (52.50%) Apache
5 20 (50.00%) LAMP
6 19 (47.50%) Perl
6 19 (47.50%) PHP
7 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
8 15 (37.50%) EIGRP
8 15 (37.50%) SNMP
8 15 (37.50%) IPv4
8 15 (37.50%) IPv6
8 15 (37.50%) MPLS
8 15 (37.50%) OSPF
8 15 (37.50%) VLAN
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (32.50%) DevOps
10 12 (30.00%) Puppet
11 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
11 11 (27.50%) Python
12 10 (25.00%) LAN
12 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 10 (25.00%) WAN
12 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (22.50%) Presales
13 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
13 9 (22.50%) L2TP
13 9 (22.50%) BGP
14 7 (17.50%) Jenkins

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (52.50%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) EIGRP
1 15 (37.50%) IPv4
1 15 (37.50%) IPv6
1 15 (37.50%) MPLS
1 15 (37.50%) OSPF
1 15 (37.50%) SNMP
1 15 (37.50%) VLAN
2 10 (25.00%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) BGP
3 9 (22.50%) L2TP
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) VoIP
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Infinispan
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) HornetQ
4 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (12.50%) CentOS
4 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) DevOps
2 9 (22.50%) Presales
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.00%) High Availability
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (2.50%) Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Perl
1 19 (47.50%) PHP
2 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
2 11 (27.50%) Python
3 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
3 4 (10.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Gluster
5 1 (2.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) Ansible
5 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 1 (2.50%) Check_MK
5 1 (2.50%) Graylog
5 1 (2.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.50%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Sophos
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
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